Senior Software Engineer/Architect

Senior Software Engineer/Architect Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$117,000
$87,000
Min 10%
$117,000
Median 50%
$157,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Microsoft
Highest Paying City
Redwood City, CA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
3.7 years
How much does a senior software engineer/architect make?
The national average salary for a Senior Software Engineer/Architect in the U.S. is $117,816 annually or $56.64 hourly. While the top 10 percent make over $157,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $88,000. Most Senior Software Engineer/Architect jobs are in Professional companies and Finance companies. States with the highest Senior Software Engineer/Architect salaries include Washington, California, District of Columbia, New York, and New Hampshire. The typical employment for a Senior Software Engineer/Architect is 3.7 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs

Average Senior Software Engineer/Architect Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Senior Software Engineer/Architect in the USA is $117,816 annually or $56.64 hourly. Senior Software Engineers/Architect make the most in Redwood City, CA at about $171,482 per year. Not only that, Redwood City, CA also has an average entry-level salary of $117,000. Washington, California, District of Columbia, New York, and New Hampshire are the highest paying states. On the other hand, Louisiana, West Virginia, Mississippi, Wyoming, and South Dakota report the lowest wages for Senior Software Engineers/Architect.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Redwood City, CA
$171,482
2
Seattle, WA
$156,373
3
New York, NY
$131,789
4
Denver, CO
$128,061
5
Houston, TX
$125,798

Average Senior Software Engineer/Architect Salary By Company

Senior Software Engineers/Architect report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Professional companies and Finance companies have the most job opportunities for Senior Software Engineers/Architect. Companies like Microsoft or Logitech will get you the highest pay packages. Companies like Futurewei Technologies and Royal Caribbean Cruises also report very competitive wages for Senior Software Engineers/Architect.

Average Senior Software Engineer/Architect Pay By Industry

Wages for Senior Software Engineers/Architect can differ based on the industry they work in. By looking at our data, we can see that Hospitality companies, Internet companies, and Telecommunication companies pay their Senior Software Engineers/Architect well. Hospitality companies pay their Senior Software Engineers/Architect the highest wages, averaging $126,910 per year. Internet companies and Telecommunication companies pay well too, at $126,399 and $119,118, respectively. The types of companies that pay Senior Software Engineers/Architect the least are in the Finance industry, where the average annual salary is $113,144.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Hospitality
$126,910
2
Internet
$126,399
3
Telecommunication
$119,118
4
Professional
$117,590
5
Technology
$116,101

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Location
Date Added
Salary
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